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APR
27

David Ebsworth Hosts Historical Fiction Night

19:00
David will be hosting the Wrexham Carnival of Words Historical Fiction Night. This event is held at the Nick Whitehead Theatre, Wrexham Glyndŵr University, LL11 2AF. Tickets are £8 online or from Wrexham Library.

APR
28

Five Things You (Almost Certainly) Didn't Know About the Spanish Civil War, David Ebsworth

14:30
Cape of Good Hope Pub, Oxford, OX4 1EA. This talk is part of the Oxford IBMT Memorial Day events that begin at 12.30 at the memorial itself, at the junction of Headington Hill and Morrell Avenue, St Clement's, Oxford. 

MAY
5

Lucienne Boyce Signing 'The Butcher's Block'

From 5.30pm, Lucienne will be talking about her work and reading from The Butcher's Block at the Books on the Hill Bookshop, Hill Road, Clevedon. FFI see the Books on the Hill website

MAY
8

Five Things You (Almost Certainly) Didn't Know About the Spanish Civil War, David Ebsworth

19:00
Biggin Hill Library, TN16 3LB

MAY
9

Five Things You (Almost Certainly) Didn't Know About the Spanish Civil War, David Ebsworth

10:30
Mottingham Library, SE9 4QZ

MAY
9

Five Things You (Almost Certainly) Didn't Know About the Spanish Civil War, David Ebsworth

18:30
Beckenham Library, BR3 4PE

MAY
12

Five Things You (Almost Certainly) Didn't Know About the Spanish Civil War, David Ebsworth

10:00
Oakwood Community Centre, Derby, DE21 2RQ. This talk is part of the Oakwood Literature Festival's "Bringing History to Life Through Books" panel session event. 

MAY
14

Wendy Worley - Leigh on Mendip WI

20:00 - 20:45
A talk about the family history story behind Echoes of Friendship, Wendy's journey to becoming a writer and a workshop on writing with all the senses.

MAY
15

Bringing History to Life: Lucienne Boyce chooses her Desert Island Books

19:00

Bringing History to Life: Desert Island Books
 
Lucienne will be choosing her books along with Josie McLellan (Professor of History, University of Bristol), Steve Poole (Professor of History & Heritage, University of the West of England) and Edson Burton (Writer and Historian) at . Tickets £3 on the door. FFI FriendsOfRedlandLibrary@gmail.com 

MAY
20

CrimeFest 2018: Alison Morton is a panellist on The Indie Alternative

09:30
For more information, please see Alison's website.

JUN
13

A Walk with the Bristol Suffragettes, Lucienne Boyce

Lucienne tells the story of Bristol's suffragette years in this walk. It starts outside the University of Bristol Students' Union, Richmond Building, 105 Queens Road, BS8 1LN, and ends at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. Allow 1.5 hours. Further details to follow.

JUN
15

An evening with Lucienne Boyce, author of The Bristol Suffragettes

19:30 - 21:00

Local historian and historical novelist Lucienne Boyce tells the fascinating story of Bristol's suffragette years.
Hosted by North Somerset CWO at the Bristol and Clifton Golf Club, Beggar Bush Lane, BS8 3TH. Tickets are £9 and include a glass of wine and nibbles.
Click here to book and for further details. 
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